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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT A Jamestown man is facing a felony drug charge after police found him with more than 2 pounds of marijuana. Justin J. Peck, 27, was issued an appearance ticket following a traffic stop at 11 p.m. Thursday in the town of Busti. Peck was a passenger in the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Scott R. Powers, 18, of Moreland Hills, Ohio was charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies took a report of a stolen vehicle Sept. 12 at 6:56 p.m. in the town of Ellery. While Deputies were taking this alleged ...

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE EAST RANDOLPH — Sheriffs deputies took a Randolph woman into custody Saturday night on a bench warrant. Deputies turned over Bethanie Clark, 39, to the Salamanca Police Department for further processing. LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Police ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ RANDOLPH — Elena Ramirez, 47, of Van Wert, Ohio, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Ramirez was stopped Friday for a traffic violation on Main Street in Randolph. Ramirez was taken into custody after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests and later ...

Pair Charged After Fake Money, Drugs Found

Two Buffalo men were being held after counterfeit money and narcotics were discovered during a traffic stop. Louis Thomas III, 23, and Jade Hooks, 22, were in a vehicle stopped at 6:57 p.m. Monday in the area of East Second and Winsor streets. During an investigation, officers discovered ...

Tractor Trailer Rolls Over

A tractor trailer rolled over at the intersection of Routes 83 and 60 in the town of Pomfret. The accident occurred around 1 p.m. Saturday. Initial reports had a male with a head injury. Responding to the accident included the Fredonia Fire Department and State Police.

Sheridan Woman Facing Assault Charges

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan woman is facing assault charges after police say she seriously injured another person with a knife during an altercation. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were alerted at 2:58 a.m. Saturday to a Route 20 home in the town of Sheridan for a reported physical ...

Woman Charged In Break-In

A Jamestown woman who police say broke into a home in Fredonia and stole a purse is facing a host of charges. The Fredonia Police Department on Thursday announced the arrest of 39-year-old Skyler M. Irish. Officers were called to 161 Central Ave. around 8:30 a.m. for a report of a woman ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Joseph P. Marucci, 30, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, criminal obstruction of breathing and endangering the welfare of a child. Officers were called at 8 p.m. on Tuesday to 15 Dewey Place for a reported neighbor fight. It was ...

Injuries Reported In Car Crash

At least one person was transported to the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash. Police and firefighters were called at about 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday to 731 E. Second St. in Jamestown. Dispatch indicated that three vehicles were involved in the collision. At least one was transported via ...

Narcan Used To Revive Man In Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — An unresponsive 46-year-old male was treated with Narcan by county sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday morning. Sheriff’s deputies were called to an address on Main Street in the village of Silver Creek for a report of an overdose after 11 a.m. Shortly after receiving the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FREWSBURG — Shaye A. Johnson, 48, no address listed, was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater. Deputies were called at 9:24 p.m. on Sunday to a report of an erratic vehicle in Frewsburg. The vehicle was located ...

City Woman Jailed After Stabbing

A Jamestown woman was waiting to be arraigned after allegedly stabbing another person late Saturday. Kiara Smith-Villa, 21, was jailed on second-degree assault and aggravated criminal contempt charges. In a news release, the Jamestown Police Department said Smith-Villa allegedly stabbed ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Burke H. Lindquist, 42, of Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unregistered motor vehicle, consumption or possession of alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles and failure to stop at a stop sign. Deputies stopped a ...

Jamestown Man Charged With DWI After Speeding

KIANTONE — A Jamestown man was charged with driving while intoxicated after being stopped after going 54 in a 35 mph zone on Manchester Road around 2:30 p.m. Friday. An investigation by Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies led to Jeffrey D Bohall, 35, of 117 Elam Ave., to being charged with ...

Mattress Fire Extinguished At Fredonia Hotel

Fredonia Fire Department made quick work of a mattress fire on the second floor of the Econo Lodge on Bennett Road around 6:30 p.m. Friday. The fire was contained to the room of origin and the cause remains under investigation, according to the department. Dunkirk Fire, East Town of Dunkirk, ...

Police I.D. Man Who Drowned In Allegheny Reservoir

Officials have released the identity of the man who drowned Wednesday evening in the Allegheny Reservoir. Arpit Goyal, 24, of India, a student at the University of Buffalo, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to Warren County Chief Deputy Coroner Tony Chimenti, Goyal was visiting ...

Man, 40, Who Died In Thursday Storm Is Identified

The identity of a Warren, Pa., man killed in Thursday’s storm has been released. According to Warren County Coroner Melissa Zydonik, Michael Jones, 40, died as a result of blunt force trauma. A portion of a tree fell on him near his Fourth Avenue home Thursday evening. There were damages ...

Buffalo Man Drowns Near Kinzua Beach

A Warren County coroner confirmed late Wednesday that a New York man drowned while swimming in the water off Kinzua Beach on the Allegheny Reservoir. The man, described as a 24-year-old from the Buffalo area, was with a group at the time of the incident. According to Ken McCorrison, Warren ...

Woman Pleads Guilty Of Assaulting Mail Carrier

U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Wednesday that Melissa C. Daniels-Johnson, 39, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer to assaulting a federal officer. The charges carry a maximum penalty of one year in prison, and a $100,000 fine. Assistant ...